RONA and the David Suzuki Foundation are hosting community tree planting days in the Credit River Watershed, which runs through Mississauga, Brampton, Halton Hills, Erin, Caledon and Orangeville. The planting days will take place during the spring and fall of 2013 in partnership with Credit Valley Conservation. These plantings will help revitalize local communities so we that can enjoy nature for years to come.
This year's list of Canada's best corporate citizens shows that companies are raising the bar on sustainability, a recognition that being environmentally and socially responsible is more than just the right thing to do - it's good for business.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc., (NASDAQ: GMCR), a leader in specialty coffee and coffeemakers, recently made a $200,000 donation in the form of a 2-year grant to the Coffeelands Trust, a fund that connects the international coffee community to victims of conflict in coffee growing regions.
Keystone's proposed route across Nebraska has been said to threaten the endangered American Burying Beetle. TransCanada Chief Executive Russ Girling has confirmed that the company will take all necesary precautions to protect endangered species such as the American Burying Beetle as it constructs the pipeline, even if it means thawing dead rats.
Young people who live in social housing in Toronto will soon be able to get broadband internet access for $9.99 a month as part of a pilot project announced by internet service provider Rogers Communications that aims to "bridge Canada's digital divide."
Bell Canada and the True Patriot Love Foundation today announced the launch of the Bell True Patriot Love Fund, a $1 million program to support community mental health initiatives for Canadian military families.
CBSR is thrilled to announce the final stage of our transformation. This process began in the fall of 2011 with a strategic review and a commitment for CBSR’s renewal. Today we officially launch the new Brand and announce our new Board of Directors.
Bullfrog Power will be holding their upcoming event, Greener Horizons - Sustainable business, good citizen: the next level of engaging consumers and creating change on April 4, from 8:30 am - 10:30 am in Toronto.
GMCR Canada launched their Employee Community Grantmaking program last fall, where teams of employees are organized across the country and entrusted with the responsibility of allocating grants to organizations and projects that address specific issues aligned with environmental stewardship, strong local systems, and economic prosperity.
GMCR Canada went last October to visit its partner of the Timothy's® Colombian La Vereda coffee. During the visit to the coffee-growing communities of La Vereda coffee in Colombia, several coffee producers were interviewed.
Capital One Canada associates let their voices be heard by voting to give $35,000 to Free The Children in the company’s annual Who Wants to be a Philanthropist contest. This internal company event offers the opportunity for the Capital One Canadian associate base to champion a charity or cause they believe in.
This week, the networking giant announced plans to offer a new home control and monitoring panel for AT&T's Digital Life service and apparently sees a bright future in the "Internet of Things." The Digital Life controller allows users to wirelessly manage devices connecting AT&T software with Cisco Z-Wave radios.